Zhang Jun Dean, School of Economics, Fudan University
Apr 03 , 2019
For the West, the year 2008 marked the beginning of a difficult period of crisis, recession, and uneven recovery. For China, 2008 was also an important turning point, but one followed by a decade of rapid progress that few could have foreseen.
Zhong Wei Professor, Beijing Normal University
Apr 02 , 2019
China’s 2019 government work report lays out the country’s economic policies to sustain growth and avoid the “middle income trap” that Premier Le Keqiang has warned of. In taking steps next year to realize the “Chinese dream,” three battles will be tough but key: defusing financial risks, effecting targeted poverty alleviation, and achieving pollution control.
Leonardo Dinic MA Candidate, New York University
Apr 02 , 2019
As EU dependency relationships adjust to changes occurring in geopolitics and world commerce, member states will explore deals with China and Russia at the expense of Washington’s preferred global order.
Philip Cunningham Independent Scholar
Apr 02 , 2019
The rise of tribalism internationally makes for politics rife with reflexive scorn; it’s US vs China, Airbus vs Boeing, “we” vs “them.” Beijing’s decision to ground Boeing’s newest jetliner only emphasizes such tribalism within the US-China relationship.
Li Zheng Assistant Research Fellow, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
Mar 29 , 2019
Despite numerous controversies, genetic engineering has become a hotspot in the biotech industry. With this technology gradually maturing, its accompanying problems and controversies will also expand. This scientific frontier will undoubtedly create a serious issue for China and the U.S.
Eric Harwit Professor, University of Hawaii Asian Studies Program
Mar 22 , 2019
A future 5G divide may open between the US and its allies, and most of the rest of the world. Should a handful of developed nations shut out Huawei and others, those countries may have to settle for a network lacking cutting-edge technology.
He Weiwen Senior Fellow, Center for China and Globalization
Mar 21 , 2019
Premier Li Keqiang’s Government Work Report provides a concrete sign of China’s renewed support for the private economy, especially small and micro businesses.
Robert I. Rotberg Founding Director of Program on Intrastate Conflict, Harvard Kennedy School
Mar 20 , 2019
China’s increasing prominence in Djibouti and other African nations is the latest signal that China sees Africa as holding strategic promise for the Belt and Road Initiative.
Mar 18 , 2019
The US-China trade dispute continues on in uncertainty.
Art Dicker Founding partner of the Pacific Bridge Group
Mar 15 , 2019
The latest draft of China’s Foreign Investment Law is a nod towards Washington’s concerns over structural issues in China’s economy. But with impending tariffs overhead, it’s hard to know if this was a statement of true intent or a statement made with a metaphorical gun to one’s head.